CHRISTMAS WARS ABATE; PROGRESS EVIDENT
There are signs that the “War on Christmas” is abating. That the Catholic League has had something to do with it is questioned by no one.
In 2013, we laid down our anchor, sending a message to militant atheists: we will not allow you to occupy the public square unanswered. To be specific, we displayed a gigantic Christmas billboard in Times... [Read more...]
CHRISTMAS SWEEPS WINNERS
A member from Batavia, IL won first prize in our Christmas sweepstakes. Second place went to a member from St. Petersburg, Florida. Ludlow Falls, OH is home to the member who took third place. Members from Warren, New Jersey and Alsip, Illinois picked up the fourth and fifth place prizes respectively. Sixth and seventh place went to members from Fort... [Read more...]
The Catholic League wishes everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
If you get to New York City this holiday season, please see our life-size nativity scene in Central Park, on 59th Street and 5th Avenue (click here), and our huge Christmas billboard on 42nd Street, between 7th and 8th Avenues (click here).
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Progress in the War on Christmas
This article was originally published by Newsmax on December 18, 2013.
There are signs that the “war on Christmas” is abating. In 1994, a year after I took over as president of the Catholic League, we successfully pressed Barneys, the upscale clothier on Madison Avenue, to remove an obscene manger scene from its storefront window.
We erected... [Read more...]
PROGRESS IN THE WAR ON CHRISTMAS
To read Bill Donohue’s latest Newsmax article about the “War on Christmas,” click here.
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CHRISTMAS BILLBOARDS DISPLAYED
Bill Donohue comments on billboards being displayed by the Catholic League this Christmas season (they will be up until January 5, 2014):
We have a huge billboard (67′ x 90′) in Times Square, on 42nd Street between 7th and 8th Avenues, and two digital ones in New Jersey; one is on Route 18 at the Route 527 Intersection, and the other is... [Read more...]
CHRISTMAS WITHOUT CHRIST
William A. Donohue
Even though roughly 80 percent of Americans are Christian, 96 percent celebrate Christmas. Can non-Christians and non-believers really celebrate Christmas? To some extent they can, just the same way those who are not Irish can celebrate St. Patrick’s Day: they can partake in the fun aspects of it, but that’s it. At bottom,... [Read more...]
“MERRY CHRISTMAS” PINS
The women of the Catholic Daughters of Court John Paul II #2554 are back again selling their famous “It’s OK to Say Merry Christmas to Me” pins ($1) and car magnets ($3). Thousands of these pins and magnets have been sold over the years in all 50 states.
If you would like to demonstrate your Christmas spirit, you can order them a number... [Read more...]
THE WAR ON CHRISTMAS
Alsip, IL – The Freedom From Religion Foundation used the threat of a lawsuit to force the Village of Alsip to cancel the display of a cross on its water tower, which had been a tradition going back decades.
Madison, WI – The Freedom From Religion Foundation placed its “Natural Nativity Scene” in the Wisconsin State Capitol... [Read more...]
PROTEST WORKS FOR SENIORS; CHRISTMAS FOES RETREAT
Newsweek recently did an article on the annual Christmas controversies that included comments by Bill Donohue. It maintained that “The War on Christmas Is Over” and “Christmas Won.”
We are happy to report our role in achieving a victory in California this past Christmas season.
On December 6, we learned that a Christmas tree was removed from... [Read more...]